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Oscar Nominees Daniel, Dee, Bryant and Blige Attend Annual Luncheon

More than 175 Oscar nominees attended the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ luncheon at the Beverly Hilton. An annual event, the Oscars Nominee luncheon is a chance to meet fellow nominees and hear from important speakers in the film-making community. Academy President John Bailey spoke at the event, …

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Blige, Kaluuya and Boyega honored at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival

Actors Daniel Kaluuya (“Get Out”), John Boyega (“Detroit”) and Mary J. Blige (“Mudbound”) were honored at the 33rd annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) with Virtuosos Awards. Created to recognize a select group of talent who have distinguished themselves through breakthrough performances in film this past year, previous recipients …

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Denzel Washington Scores His Ninth Nomination

In an Oscar race sprinkled with fresh faces, one individual of color stands out and that’s Denzel Washington. A familiar face in the Academy’s 90-year history, Washington has received nine nominations in his 40-year acting career, winning just two of those golden statuettes. His latest nomination, a best actor nod, …

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‘Rock of Ages,’ a classic nod to the ’80s

Based on the Broadway musical, which earned five Tony Award nominations, the story follows Sherrie Christian (Julianne Hough), who leaves her small Midwestern hometown in pursuit of her Hollywood dream to be a singer.  Arriving in town with big dreams and high hopes, she experiences a rude awakening after being …

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There’s something about Mary: the Queen of R&B performs in Los Angeles

Beverly Hills, CA – Her performances are a revelation, inhabiting each song so completely as to make them her own. Mary J. Blige, whose stage appearance was introduced by writer, director Tate Taylor of movie “The Help” treated industry insiders at the Beverly Wilshire hotel to a performance of “The …

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